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Jeter ties Gehrig hit mark

Updated: September 10, 2009, 7:30 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter and Lou Gehrig are tied at the top.

Jeter matched the New York Yankees record for hits with a seventh-inning single Wednesday night against Tampa Bay. Jeter's third hit of the game gave him 2,721 in a Yankees uniform, tying a mark held by Gehrig for more than 70 years.

"It's just kind of mind-boggling to know my name is next to his," Jeter said after the Yankees' 4-2 victory.

Jeter had a chance to break the record in the eighth inning, but he walked ...

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